Honda Civic Type R sets new record at Mount Panorama Bathurst

After completing the Type R Challenge 2018 in Europe, Honda Civic Type R (FK8) headed to Australia with Jenson Button behind the wheel, setting a new front wheel drive record at Mount Panorama Bathurst with a lap time of 2 minutes and 35.207 seconds.Formula One World Champion and current NSX Super GT driver, Jenson Button is no stranger to Mount Panorama Bathurst as in 2011 he set the all time record in his F1 car with 1 minute ...

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Honda Civic track battle

Honda released a video of a track battle between the Civic Sport, the Civic Type R and the Civic BTCC racecar at the Knockhill Racing Circuit in Scotland.Matt Neal sat behind the wheel of the lesser Sport version, Jessica Hawkins was in the Type R and Dan Cammish drove the more competent BTCC racecar.We don't want to spoil the fun but here are the lap times of each vehicle:Honda Civic ...

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Honda Civic Type R sets new record at Hungaroring GP circuit

Honda Civic Type R (FK8) just completed the Type R Challenge 2018 by setting the fifth and final record for a FWD production car at the Hungaroring GP circuit in Hungary with a lap time of 2min 10.19sec.Formula One World Champion and current NSX Super GT driver, Jenson Button was behind the wheel of the Japanese hot hatch returning to the circuit where he won the first Grand Prix of his career with Honda in ...

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Jordi Gené test the Cupra e-Racer on the track

Following the successful tests carried out in Croatia, Cupra e-Racer was tested again on the Castellolí track in Barcelona with racing driver Jordi Gené behind the wheel.According to Cupra, these new dynamic tests were used to verify the maximum output of the engines, power management – particularly regarding temperature of the batteries and other elements – and its driveability through closely examining accelerator response, braking and energy recovery. During the next round ...

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Honda Civic Type R sets new record at Estoril circuit

Honda Civic Type R (FK8) continues setting front wheel drive production car lap records in famous tracks all over Europe, as part of the Type R Challenge 2018.This time, the fastest FWD hot hatch on sale, set a new lap record at Estoril circuit in Portugal, with a time of 2 min 01.84 seconds. This is more than 2 seconds faster than the previous record of 2.04.08 that was set in 2016 ...

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Yesterday, Renault Sport unveiled the new Megane IV R.S. Trophy together with a short video, in which Nico Hülkenberg races the car on the track against a Renault RS18 Formula 1 car.The F1 driver who is also an ambassador for Renault Sport models, said about the new hot hatchback: "I have been involved in the Mégane R.S. development process since last year and I'm very pleased to see an even sportier version added to the ...

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Cupra e-Racer hits the track

Cupra recently tested the e-Racer on a track in Zagreb (Croatia), confirming the specifications of the electric powertrain.The e-Racer is based on the Leon TCR racecar but instead of an internal combustion engine it is fitted with an electric motor, delivering 300 kW (408 hp) of continuous power and up to 500 kw (680 hp) at its peak.Power is transmitted to the rear wheels through a single gear with torque ...

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Honda Civic Type R sets new record at Silverstone GP circuit

Honda Civic Type R (FK8) conquered another track record for a front wheel drive production car, this time at the legendary Silverstone GP circuit, with a lap time of 2 mins and 31.32 seconds.The Silverstone GP Circuit, located in the United Kingdom, is a thrilling 5.89km track featuring fast straights and high-speed corners, combined with more technical sections that demand pinpoint placement of the car.Matt Neal, who is currently racing a Honda ...

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Honda Civic Type R sets new record at Spa-Francorchamps circuit

After setting a new lap record for a front wheel drive production car at the Nürburgring Nordschleife in Germany and at the Magny-Cours GP circuit in France, Honda took their fastest and most powerful hot hatchback for a spin at the Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium.As a result, the Honda Civic Type R (FK8) broke another FWD record with a lap time of 2:53.72 at the the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. The modern version of the historic Belgian ...

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Honda Civic Type R sets new record on Magny-Cours GP circuit

Honda did it again with the new Civic Type R and broke another FWD track record - this time on Magny-Cours GP circuit in France.With 2 minutes and 1.51 seconds, the Japanese hot hatch is officially the fastest front wheel drive production car around Magny-Cours GP. The record was set in standard production car with road tyres with Esteban Guerrieri (WTCR driver) behind the wheel. According to Honda's press release, the Japanese hot hatch will ...

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